What does preferred mean?

Definitions for preferred
pre·ferred

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. preferable, preferred(adj)

    more desirable than another

    "coffee is preferable to tea"; "Danny's preferred name is `Dan'"

  2. favored, favorite(a), favourite(a), best-loved, pet, preferred, preferent(adj)

    preferred above all others and treated with partiality

    "the favored child"

Wiktionary

  1. preferred(Noun)

    Preferred stock.

  2. preferred(Adjective)

    favoured

Webster Dictionary

  1. Preferred

    of Prefer

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'preferred' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4254

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'preferred' in Adjectives Frequency: #1006

How to pronounce preferred?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say preferred in sign language?

  1. preferred

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of preferred in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of preferred in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of preferred in a Sentence

  1. Emily Hunter:

    Preferred activities give most beneficial results in terms of feeling refreshed and rejuvenated.

  2. Judge William H. Orrick:

    If there was doubt about the scope of the order, the President and Attorney General have erased it with their public comments, the President has called it 'a weapon' to use against jurisdictions that disagree with his preferred policies of immigration enforcement, and his press secretary has reiterated that the President intends to ensure that 'counties and other institutions that remain sanctuary cites don't get federal government funding in compliance with the executive order.'.

  3. Goldman Sachs:

    We began our discussions at a time when the prevailing view was that the 'Remain' campaign would succeed, an outcome we would have preferred and publicly supported.

  4. Alan Romero:

    The gang controlled the scheduling, and therefore even having a sick child that needed nonstop medical care was secondary to making sure the gang members got their preferred shifts, this was a practice that punished all patrol Deputies that either refused to join the gang or otherwise resisted the gangs far-reaching influence at the Station.

  5. Jack Nicklaus:

    I think that everybody was happy to see Arnold out on the tee, i think Arnold was happy to be on the tee. I think he would have preferred to hit a golf ball.

Images & Illustrations of preferred

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